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  • Sophisticated Interdependence in Climate Policyby Vivian E. Thomson

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    With the US as the world’s most prominent climate change outlaw, “Sophisticated Interdependence in Climate Policy” offers a unique combination of state-level analysis, international comparison and domestic policy prescription, pointing the way to a productive federal–state partnership for climate change policymaking in the... more...

  • Multilevel Environmental Governanceby I. Weibust; J. Meadowcroft

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The authors in this volume examine how multilevel governance (MLG) systems address climate change and water policy. They show how the interplay between autonomous governments at the sub-national, federal or supranational and international levels in MLG systems create unique challenges and opportunities. Both cutting greenhouse gas emissions and allocating... more...

  • The short guide to environmental policyby Carolyn Snell; Gary Haq

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 18.00

    An essential introduction to all those interested in how policies can address environmental problems, bringing together economic, sociological and social policy perspectives. more...

  • Hell and High Waterby Joe Romm

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Global warming is the story of the twenty-first century. It is the most serious issue facing the future of humankind, but American energy and environmental policy is driving the whole world down a path toward global catastrophe. According to Joseph Romm, we have ten years, at most, to start making sharp cuts to our greenhouse gas emissions, or we... more...

  • The Hungry Dragonby Sigfrido Burgos Cáceres; Sophal Ear

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    This volume provides an up to date and accessible examination of China's global search for resources, focusing primarily on oil. This focus provides a powerful rationale to explain China's actions overseas, as it impacts on economic, energy and foreign policies. A strong feature of the book is a comprehensive examination of geopolitical issues.... more...

  • Disaster Resiliencyby Naim Kapucu; Christopher V. Hawkins; Fernando I. Rivera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Natural disasters in recent years have brought the study of disaster resiliency to the forefront. The importance of community preparedness and sustainability has been underscored by such calamities as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Japanese tsunami in 2011. Natural disasters will inevitably continue to occur, but by understanding the concept of... more...

  • Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governanceby Sofie Bouteligier

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    As a result of global dynamics?the increasing interconnection of people and places?innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet.  This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our increasingly global and increasingly urban world. Through analysis... more...

  • Globalization, Political Institutions and the Environment in Developing Countriesby Gabriele Spilker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to improve their air quality. Yet there also exist developing... more...

  • Collapseby Jared Diamond

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 18.00

    In Jared Diamond?s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel , the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population growth, and unwise political choices were all factors... more...

  • Our Way Outby Marq De Villiers

    McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 21.00

    Global warming, energy shortages, overpopulation ? it's no wonder that as a society, we're in an apocalyptic mood. Out of an endless stream of gloomy prognoses for humanity's future, we have emerged with little inspiration and few concrete ideas for change. Our Way Out is the first time that our most urgent global challenges have been treated as... more...